Seiffen Miners´ Parade

12.12.2020 , Begin: 15.30 Uhr
Kurort Seiffen
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Ore Mountains and Christmas, that also stands for contemplation and a blaze of light. In accordance with the miner's yearning for light, white fairy lights are shining on market places, light angels and miner figures as well as Schwibbögen are illuminating the windows.

Especially touching are the mountain and miner's parades that take place every year in historic habits in the strongholds of former mining. Originally, the miners' processions and parades served to honour the territorial lord and his retinue on special occasions such as weddings or visits from distinguished. Today, they are the highlight of the Erzgebirge Christmas markets and the quarter-year celebrations dating from the old mining calendar. The miners' marches associated with them are unique to Saxony.

The great miners´ parade with the  Miners Seiffen, children costume group "Living Toys" and over 400 miners from other  towns traditionally takes place on the Saturday before the third Advent.

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